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Claude Randall Acton
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Birth: Apr. 10, 1942
Kentucky, USA
Death: Jul. 1, 2008
Kentucky, USA

Claude Randall Acton, 66 years of age, of Somerset, Kentucky departed this life on Tuesday, July 1st, 2008 at his residence.

He was born in Eubank, Kentucky on April 10th, 1942 to the late Claude Ray Acton and Jessie Mildred Griffin Acton. He was a farmer, laborer for many years at Kingsford Charcoal Plant and enjoyed being outdoors and collecting arrowheads. He was a member of the Estesburg Church of Christ.

Claude was survived by his loving wife, Linda Sue Bray whom he married on February 16th, 1963; two daughters, Janet Sue (and Wayne) Mounce of Somerset, Kentucky and Janice A. (and James) Clark, Somerset, Kentucky; five sons, Charles Ray (and Treba) Acton, Randy (and Peggy) Acton, Roy Gene Acton, David Wayne (and Amy) Acton, all of Somerset, Kentucky, and Joseph Matthew (and Amanda) Acton of Waynesburg, Kentucky; seventeen grandchildren; two great-grandchildren; one brother, Morris (and Peggy) McClure of Virginia; and three sisters, Jacqueline Wilda Acton and Beverly Lodine Acton, both of Eubank, Kentucky, and Valerie (and Wesley) Bray of Lancaster, Kentucky.

He was preceded in death by his parents, Claude Ray and Jessie Mildred Acton; and one brother, Douglas McClure.

Funeral services were held on Friday, July 4th, 2008 in the Chapel of the Lake Cumberland Funeral Home in Somerset, Kentucky at 11:00 a.m. with Bro. Darry Hatfield officiating.

Interment followed in Good Hope Cemetery in Pulaski County, Kentucky.


I'd like the memory of me
to be a happy one.
I'd like to leave an after glow
of smiles when life is done.
I'd like to leave an echo
whispering softly down the ways,
Of happy times and laughing times
and bright and sunny days.
I'd like the tears of those who grieve,
to dry before the sun
of happy memories
that I leave when my life is done. 
Note: Obituary information courtesy of funeral home website.
Good Hope Cemetery
Pulaski County
Kentucky, USA
Created by: Cadmus
Record added: Jul 02, 2008
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Claude Randall Acton
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If you could see where I have gone, the beauty of this place, and how it feels to know you're home to see our Savior's face. To wake in peace and know no fear, just joy beyond compare. While still on earth you miss me yet, you wouldn't want me there. If y...(Read more)
- Cadmus
 Added: Feb. 9, 2011

- dkb
 Added: Dec. 11, 2008
May you rest in Heaven safe in the arms of Jesus.
- Cadmus
 Added: Jul. 2, 2008

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